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Visual Arts Technology (CTE, A)

A fee may be required in these courses

Advanced Commercial Photo - Course #8609 | Credit (CTE) | Grade 11, 12 | 0.5 Credits
Prerequisite: Film/Digital Photography
This course is part of a sequence of courses that prepares individuals to use artistic techniques combined with a commercial perspective to effectively communicate ideas and information to business and consumer audiences via the use of advanced digital and/or film photography. Instruction includes training in career opportunities, workflow, specialized camera, equipment and accessories, memory devices, software operation, copyright, ethics, and legal issues as it applies to commercial and industrial needs, and photography business operations. Participation in the SkillsUSA youth leadership organization may be an integral part of this course.

Art Studio 2-D AP - Course #8608 | Credit (A, CTE) | Grade 11, 12 | 1.0 Credits
Prerequisite: Instructor approval
This course involves purposeful decision-making about using the elements and principles of art. Students should demonstrate ability in 2-D design in a variety of art forms. These could include: graphic design, typography, digital imaging, photography, collage, fabric design, weaving, illustration, painting, print making, etc. Participation in the SkillsUSA youth leadership organization may be an integral part of this course. University credit can be earned with successful performance on the Advanced Placement (AP) exam.

Basic Digital Photography - Course #8607 | Credit (CTE) | Grade 10-12 | 0.5 Credits
This course is part of a sequence of courses that prepares individuals to use artistic techniques combined with a commercial perspective to effectively communicate ideas and information to business and consumer audiences via the use of advanced digital and/or film photography. Instruction includes training in career opportunities, workflow, specialized camera, equipment and accessories, memory devices, software operation, copyright, ethics, and legal issues as it applies to commercial and industrial needs, and photography business operations. Participation in the SkillsUSA youth leadership organization may be an integral part of this course.

Basic Film Photography - Course #8606 | Credit (CTE) | Grade 10-12 | 0.5 Credits
This course is part of a sequence of courses that prepares individuals to use artistic techniques combined with a commercial perspective to effectively communicate ideas and information to business and consumer audiences via the use of black and white photography. Instruction includes training in specialized camera and equipment operation, film processing, darkroom procedures, maintenance, applications to commercial and industrial needs, and photography business operations. Participation in the SkillsUSA youth leadership organization may be an integral part of this course.

Commercial and Advertising Art - Course #8651 | Credit (CTE) | Grade 10-12 | 0.5 Credits
Prerequisite: Design and Visual Communications or Instructor approval
A course in the applied visual arts that prepares individuals to use artistic techniques to effectively communicate ideas and information to business and consumer audiences via illustrations and other forms of digital or printed media. Course includes instruction in concept design, layout, paste-up, and techniques such as engraving, etching, silkscreen, lithography, offset, drawing and cartooning, painting, collage, and computer graphics. These courses are based on the state task list. Participation in the SkillsUSA youth leadership organization may be an integral part of this course.

Design and Visual Comm - Course #8650 | Credit (CTE) | Grade 10-12 | 0.5 Credits
A course in the applied visual arts that focuses on the general principles and techniques for effectively communicating ideas and information, and packaging products, in digital and other formats to business and consumer audiences, and that may prepare individuals in any of the applied art media. Participation in the SkillsUSA youth leadership organization may be an integral part of this course.


LEGEND (Credit)

A = Fine Arts
AAF-M = Applied, Advanced Foundation Math
AAF-S = Applied, Advanced Foundation Science
BS = Biological Science
CS = Chemistry Science
DS = Digital Studies
CTE = Career and Technical Education
E = Electives
ES = Earth Science
F = Financial Literacy
WG = World Geography
HE = Health Education

ILA = Individual Lifetime Activities
ELA = English Language Arts
FL = Fitness for Life
M = Mathematics
PS = Physical Science
PST = Participation Skills & Techniques
Sr. ELA= Senior English Language Arts
S = Foundation/Core Science
WH = World History
USH = US History
USGC = US Government & Citizenship

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